5 Tips for Coping with Loneliness

5 Tips for Coping with Loneliness It’s normal to feel lonely from time to time, and it can happen even if you’re not physically alone, but it can sometimes turn into a daily reality rather than a passing feeling. Persistent loneliness is associated with many health problems, including depression, high blood pressure and drug or[…]

Being Around Strangers Reduces Empathy

New Study Shows that Stress from Being Around Strangers Reduces Empathy Empathy – or specifically the lack of it – has an important role in many conditions, including autism spectrum disorders and psychopathy, and a new study has revealed that the stress of being with a stranger reduces our capacity to feel empathy. As well[…]

5 Ways Stress Might be Impacting Your Relationship

5 Ways Stress Might be Impacting Your Relationship Stress is a completely natural response to pressures in our environment. In our evolutionary past, being stressed when we were in a dangerous situation helped us stay alert and prepared for action – the “fight or flight” response – but in the modern world the same reactions[…]